Created by the Western Massachusetts Electric Company "Pioneering with Power" presents an early view of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station. It was by most accounts a very successful power plant -- at one time Vermont Yankee supplied nearly one-third of all electricity consumed in Vermont, contributing significantly to the environmental quality of the state's electric portfolio, which had the lowest carbon footprint of any state in the nation. In 1954, a consortium of 11 New... Topics: Nuclear Reactor, Atomic Power, Yankee Nuclear Power, Nuclear reactor, Atomic Power, Atomic Physics,...
Undated promotional video for Abercrombie & Kent barge cruises of England and France. Topics: vhs, barge cruises, tourism, travel, England, France Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"Throughout her long and brilliant career in opera and on the concert stage, soprano Eleanor Steber almost singularly defined the ideal American singer. Blessed with a naturally gorgeous tone, vibrant, and rich in color, she added to this an unfailing technique and supreme musicianship which enabled her to move easily from style to style....pure legato and accuracy of intonation made her an unparalleled interpreter of Mozart...." Topics: vhs, New England Conservatory, Voice of Firestone, Classic Performances Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
byFederal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration
On WPA relief operations in New England. Reel 1, hurricane and tidal waves hit the Long Island coast in Dec. 1938. The hurricane and flood waters rage across New England. Derailed trains, felled trees, damaged homes, flooded streets, and other evidences of the catastrophe are shown. Coast Guard crews rescue stranded citizens. WPA and CCC units erect sandbag levees. Reel 2, WPA director Harry Hopkins arrives at Providence, R.I., to survey damage. WPA units deliver food and medical supplies by... Topics: Civilians, Floods, Hopkins, Harry L. (Harry Lloyd) 1890-1946, Hurricanes, Long Island (N.Y.),...